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Fly Safely to Gunnison-Crested Butte

By Jeff Moffett Many travelers have questions about health safety at airports and on planes. This fall and winter, flying to and from the Gunnison-Crested Butte Airport READ MORE

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Help Save Cattlemen’s Days

The Oldest Continuous Rodeo in the U.S. Needs Your Help For the last 120 years, Gunnison, Colorado has been home to Cattlemen’s Days. In a normal year, READ MORE

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Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte

Fly-Fishing in Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley, Colorado. With two million acres of public land situated around the headwaters of one of Colorado’s largest river drainages, READ MORE

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Crested Butte Wildflower Guide

Crested Butte Wildflowers Colorado Wildflower Guide: Crested Butte is the Wildflower Capital of Colorado. Each summer, nature puts on a show that’s hard to beat anywhere else READ MORE

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Crested Butte Summer Activities

Crested Butte Summer Activities: As you’re planning your 2020 Colorado summer vacation, you’ve got lots of choices for how to spend your time here. No matter your READ MORE

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Rafting in the Gunnison Valley

River Rafting, Kayaking and Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP) in Crested Butte, Almont and Gunnison The Gunnison Valley is home to a treasure trove of rivers and lakes to READ MORE

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Isolated With a Fly Rod

It was 20 years ago, living in Aspen, when a daughter’s friend asked if I’d take her dad out on a private stretch of the Roaring Fork. READ MORE

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Isolated Up Cement Creek

The vixen that showed up in our meadow six weeks ago is still hunting through the snow. She is acutely focused, pawing across the thin crust of READ MORE

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Gunnison Nordic Skiing

Winter is a great opportunity to explore the XC trails and roads around Gunnison on Nordic skis. Bluebird days, lower avalanche hazard and rolling views of the READ MORE

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Crested Butte or Jackson Hole

Each year between Halloween and Thanksgiving, possibly earlier if you’re a planner, families and skiers from all over the world make a decision about where to spend READ MORE

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Crested Butte or Telluride

Southwest Colorado offers a whole world of recreation and fun that beats the I-70 corridor for its lack of crowds, easy access, and towns that haven’t been READ MORE

Can’t Miss Fall Events

Crested Butte + Gunnison Fall 2019 Calendar of Events: Fall in the Gunnison Valley offers all of the recreation of summer without the crowds. Crested Butte and READ MORE

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Town Profiles: Whitepine

Visit Whitepine: In this series of town profiles, we’ll highlight the history and current stories of several smaller towns around the valley. Some still exist with year-round READ MORE

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Stewardship Heroes: Mel Yemma

Mel Yemma is one of my personal local stewardship heroes and I’m so excited to have the opportunity to share a little bit about what makes her READ MORE

Summer Fishing Report

Here is the fishing report for Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley for the summer 2019 season. While lake anglers have reported great fishing for months in READ MORE

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Wildflowers of the Gunnison Valley

Colorado Wildflowers: With above-average precipitation this winter that continued through May, we were primed and ready once summer hit for a superbloom of a magnitude not witnessed READ MORE

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Town Profiles: Tincup

Visit Tincup: In this series of town profiles, we’ll highlight the history and current stories of several smaller towns around the valley. Some still exist with year-round READ MORE

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